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A Guide to Hiking the Bright Angel Trail

Author's Note

Hiking Bright Angel Trail sounds like a spiritual retreat from today's speed-obsessed, ASAP mentality. You spend two days and 9 miles (15 kilometers) to reach a destination that otherwise requires one-tenth that time and distance, with the very legitimate excuse of "I'm going as fast as I can." And when you consider that it took millions upon millions of years to create the stunning beauty around you (and it will be there long after you're gone), it puts time in a whole different perspective.

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